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prosecutors said they have no plans to charge the woman. thanks for watching. >> shepard: enjoy january. >> what the -- >> shepard: i bet it's kole in there. >> it's horrible. not as cold as your studio, which is the arctic. >> shepard: we can hang meat in here. an italian court hours away from a decision that could potentially put amanda knox on trial, after she was cleared by a court of a charge of murder. prosecutors in the jodi arias
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trial, today they went after the defense witness who claimed jodi arias suffered from post traumatic stress disorder. the feds are reportedly set to alie fliers fliers to use elc devices during takeoff landing. doesn't that crash the plane? good grief these tsa people. >> first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, amanda knox is witnessing to find out if she will have to go back to court. today prosecutors argued that -- to italy's supreme court that amanda knox should face a new trial. in 2007 she was studying abroad when her british roommate turned up dead. prosecutors say she and her ex-boyfriend slit the victim's throat, part of some twisted game. the jury sentence amanda knox to
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26 years but an appeals court tossed the verdict. it blamed the original trial and blasted it, saying cops never found the murder weapon and called the dna evidence faulty. amanda knox walked free from an italian prison and went to seattle. now a court could decide this legal saga could start again. >> trace gallagher with the news. what happened at the hearing? >> we're told the hearing lasted five hours, and now we're being told the ruling could come down between midnight and italian time, the italian supreme court considering this case is only supposed to focus on the rule of law. in other words, the reasoning behind the ruling that set amanda knox free, and there is no new evidence, no new witnesses supposed to be considered. but courtroom observers say they did in fact go over all of the old evidence, including the
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knife and the bra clasp their did or did not have increme nateing dna. those in the courtroom say, this ruling could go either way. listen. >> i think if i had to place a bet, i wouldn't do it. there's just no telling how it could go. i saw body language on both sides that indicated to me, it could go this way, and then it could go the other. reporter: this is confident. there are no cameras allowed inside the supreme court so unlike when she was acquitted when the ruling comes down it will not be broadcast live. >> shepard: in italy, they can overturn an acquittal. reporter: exactly right. double jeopardy doesn't apply there. so if that happens, then the italian government would have to push the u.s. government to get amanda knox and i do ited, and that's a long shot. one, because of what you just mentioned. in this country would do not
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have double jeopardy. so as far also the u.s. is concerned chev is free, and two, as a rule, we do not industry do it american citizens to other countries. they would try her in absentia and if she was convicted again, she would clearly have to avoid italy for the rest of her life. the old boyfriend? he is in italy so he would be tried again. the knox family says once the ruling comes down they may or may not issue a statement. if they did, it likely wouldn't come until tomorrow. >> shepard: an bremner is with us, she is a spokesman for the group, friends of amanda knox. this is something they had been expecting. but it is a little weird to an american audience to hear a court can overturn an acquit cal. >> double jeopardy is our mainstay of our constitution and rights. so amanda knox acquitted on a
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denovo appeal. the case was tried once. with independent experts on appeal, and then for them to come back and say, we want her to be reversed and tried for a third time. >> shepard: how is she -- >> never happened here. , she is -- seattle is a funny place. the press here said from the get-go, when amanda said i just want to be mismy family economy, landed here with the crowds, the press signed a letter saying, we'll leave you alone. never take a picture, so we never hear about her in the press. living a quiet live here at the uw. the same boyfriend before the trial and her initial arrest. he lives in the international district. his family supports her. she has a great extend family in west seattle, and hopefully this will be the period at the end of a very long and unfortunate sentence. >> shepard: is that the thinking? >> i think it is. surprised to hear there was a mixed review in court.
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the thinking here is, like no way. just no way she's going to have to go back. and in reality she won't be intrado -- extradited. but enough already. this has been -- she has been an innocent abroad, been through four years in prison for something she didn't do, and it's time to just let her have her life-for everyone, including italy to let her have her life. >> shepard: i'm somewhat surprised the italian media have not been tracking her down. >> they do. there's definitely paparazzi, that's where the word came from, italy. so they've been out here, the paparazzi from italy. >> shepard: after an ordeal like that, i've been cure you how -- where her head is at and if she has been able to reacclimate after that. >> she's always been a centered, commonsensical girl, and she is really trying h basically reassimilate in seattle.
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i know she was recently at an event with someone i know, and she was fine. people left her alone. there was party for her. i was out of town. but she was very low key at the party. but basically wanted to thank everybody. when i dealt with amanda knox, she wants to know how i'ming too? how is everyone else do out in her. so, she's pretty centered, and i hope -- i really hope today turns out well for her. it's time for thor be able to put this behind her and be the person that she is meant to be, not amanda knox. >> shepard: we'll have word this afternoon. anne bremner, good to see you. >> nice to see you, the thank you. >> shepard: the president called for congress to pass a new immigration bill as soon as possible, as he put it. the latest reply comes during a naturalization ceremony at the white house for more than two
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dozen now united states citizens, including more than a dozen u.s. troops. the president applauded republicans and democrats for working together on new legislation to change what he called a broken immigration system. >> we are acting quickly but we have to finish the job. this issue is not new. i expect a bill to be put ford. i expect the debate to begin next month. i want to sign that bill into law as soon as possible. >> shepard: the senate and house are working towards finding common ground. they're expected to unveil their plans sometime next month. wendell has the news from the white house. was the president's event a sign he is confident congress will reach an agreement on this? reporter: well, at least he is not discouraged, shepard. he made clear the president would like lawmakers to pick up the pace. he says the issue has been studied enough. he expects the debate to begin
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next month, wants to sign an agreement as soon as possible, aides say he is comfort able with the progress in the senate where four democrats and four republicans are crafting a bill. >> the president has had a couple of conversations with members of that group. our staff at the white house has been very engaged with them at the staff level, meeting with them on a regular basis as the work through the compromise agreement. reporter: 28 people from 26 different countries became u.s. citizens today, illustrating the path to citizenship the president says must be clear to the 11 million people in this country illegally to lure them out of the shadows. >> shepard: is that the biggest sticking point, the path to citizenship? or what is it? reporter: the biggest right now said to be differences between business and labor over how much to pay about 200,000 low-skilled workers who would be allowed in the country every year.
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labor groups claim republicans would griff them a path to poverty. others say they would would get a median wage. texas doesn't want an agreement. senator cruz said what he wants is for the bill to crater so he can use the issue as a political wedge in 2014 and 2016. the white house denies that's the case. they say the president has his own proposal, and if congress can't agree, he had his own ' -- >> wendell, an awful afternoon in washington. snow in washington this morning in the early hours. a big chunk of the country is starting spring with snow. record-breaking snow. european leaders have managed to avoid another financial catastrophe but they're still raiding people's private bank
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>> shepard: a fox weather alert and daffodils don't freeze well. folks across the midwest and the northeast have to dig out from a new recordbreaking storm. dumping more than a foot snow on st. louis, ten inches in west virginia. forecasters say it hammered indianapolis. more than seven inches of snow between yesterday and today. that's the most that city has ever seen on these dates since it started keeping track. still no explanation from punxsutawney phil. what a worthless creature. last week prosecutors in ohio vowed to take the groundhog to court for falsely predicting an jerry spring and said it deserves the death penalty. only the daffodils have gotten the death penalty. this is a doozie. >> i feel sorry for the groundhog. he is getting a hard time here.
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not moving as quickly as some of us would like it to. this has been ground hog day all winter locker room, storm after storm after storm, the latest bringing record-breaking snow, and we have severe weather yesterday, tornado warnings for parts of orlando. the severe threat isogon eventually the storm will, too. 20-inches in parts of colorado. kansas, 15 inches, a record-breaker for st. louis, missouri. the largest march single day snowfall total. and oakland, maryland, a foot for you. not done yet. looking at the monster storm, it's wound up across the eastern part of the country. this is an upper level low in the valley, and then the coastal low bringing rain and snow and a mix of the mess for the i-95er to door. so d.c. should be out of it
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shortly, philadelphia still getting mostly snow. of we attacked january temperatures this would be piling up. but because march is here the sun ang gallon is high, it's melting on the ground. new yorkers getting a messy slushy mix that will continue into the rush hour. and then by 9:00 p.m. tonight, most of it will be offshore. lingering snow showers, a few rain showers as well. by tuesday, it should be out of here. >> shepard: really cold down south for this time of year. baseball over the weekend, it was not baseball weather. >> look at these temperatures. freeze warnings all along the gulf coast, from dallas, texas, up through atlanta, georgia, and the carolinas. 32 degrees. 31 in dallas. they don't know what to do with this. 23 in kansas city, 23 in minneapolis, so much of the country is below average. now, as we head into wednesday, thursday, things start to warm up a little bit.
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around seasonal averages for places like number, memphis, dallas, but still cool. if i could wiped up on a good note for new york city, because it's been a long winter here, we're going to see seasonal averages heading interest the easter weekend. temperatures around 49-50 degrees. >> shepard: that's a lot better. >> we're getting there, shep. soon we'll be talking about how hot it is. >> shepard: looking forward to that. until then, then we won't. well, everytime we take off or land in a plane, you have to worry you're going to crash the thing by forgetting to turn your phone off. we have every electronic device. there's evidence they're dangerous. i'm told they're not dangerous, we know they won't pay the money to do the surveys to prove that, no, your ipad will not crash a 747. it's ludicrous. they're going to change the rules. so, phones will be okay, right? no. they won't. [ male announcer ] this is kevin.
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>> shepard: looks like flying is finally catching up with the rest of the world. soon we won't have to power down our gadgets for takeoff and landing, a study say the feds can relax the rules for devices other than phones by the end of the year. passengers are not allowed to use electronics at altitudes below 10,000 feet despite the fact there's evidence that this does nothing and there's no evidence that anybody has ever been put in danger. it's arbitrary and random and dumb, and they force feed us with it. it's crazy. while passengers are busy powering down their devices, pilots are often in the cockpit
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reading manuals on their,, ipads. scott joins us from d.c., the former chief spokesman for the faa. it is expected they're going to have fool foolish rules that don't do anything. >> shuttle down, shep. let's look at the faa. they have a pretty darn good safety recordnd they don't want to introduce anything that could damage that safety record. so, yes, it does seem obvious that none of this devices will do any harm. we need scientists to make sure this is absolutely true. >> shepard: scientists did this. costs a lot of money to get them involved. they don't want to pay the money so they say, woe don't know. but thankfully they are still keeping the shampoo out and we have to take our shoes off, unless we are pre-checked because nobody who is prechecked
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would never do anything bad. right? >> you're absolutely right. opposite again. but i think that the faa has a pretty big challenge here. just because there's such a difference in what devices are out there and what they're admitting and what kind of aircraft and equipment you have on the aircraft. you can do the tests like virgin did for just their aircraft and fine there's not going to be much interference. when you have older systems with powerful cell phone devices, you may have to make sure that those there's not going to be any interference. >> one of the thing wes all know is that everyone doesn't turn off their ipads or iphones. everyone doesn't turn off anything ever. there's always something on. you can look to your left and right and see someone. planes would be crashing and falling from the sky daily for years. they don't do anything. we know because the planes have stayed in the air. right? >> correct. but you also do have a lot of
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issues with gps systems the gps systems on aircrafts are not built to block out a lot of interference because of the way they're designed. and as we move to more satellite-based navigation and getting away from radar, we have to make sure those gps devices are secure. >> shepard: thank you very much. great to see you as always. >> all right. >> you still can't take a jar of pickles on there, and if you have four ounces of shampoo, that is a problem. three, however, is absolutely fine. makes a lot of sense-doesn't it? no pickles. the more you weigh, the more you should pay. the plan from a professor in norway who says that airplane price should be base ode an passenger's weight. he is proposing a pricing plan which would give discounts to people who weigh below average. have area passengers have to pay a higher fair. he says it make sense because planes have to burn more fuel to
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carry more weight. the burn fuel by the amount of pounds on the plane. so far no indication that any airlines are actually considering the plan because it would make too much senwould mae mad. we can't have that. >> psychologist two diagnosed jodi air was with post traumatic stress disorder, facing the sixth day of questions. you'll hear the heated moments that caused both men to start bang only the table in court. >> the tiny nation of cyprus may have reached a teal to keep its banks afloat. but investors say its troubles are far from over and that's bad news for our 401ks. we'll be live in cyprus. he we found it, i don't know. we'll be live there. [ male announcer ] just when you thought you had experienced performance
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>> shepard: this is "studio b." it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news. the markets opened higher on the news cyprus reached a bailout do but didn't last. it faded and fast, and everything sank into the red. a live look at the dow which was up near a day high, right up in record territory, which has been a lot lately. it's now down, around 95-points and appears to be on the plunge. the 11th hour bailout in cyprus is set -- attaches all
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bank conditions on money above 130,000 euros. here's the deal. we have the fdic. insures money below a certain level. they have a similar thing and that's their cutoff, 100,000 euros, so everything that was insured is good to go. this will effectively close down one bank,. that's what happens when you let russians launder their money. greg has the news in cyprus for us now. how are folks reacting to the deal where only the big money gets taxed? reporter: crazy stuff, shep. the president of cyprus was just on tv. he defended his actions and also asked the citizens of cyprus to stay calm. that could be difficult. they're grateful there in fact was a bailout put in place and bankruptcy was averted, but
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they're concerned about the high cost, not only that the banks shut down but a broader slowdown is feared, and the most worrying aspect of the deal, a seizure of private bank assets. it's true that the smaller depositors won't be touched, but when i talk to people in the streets, they're saying if the big guys can get hit. they will be hit next time. >> shepard: apparently not. the bank -- only the banks with big trouble are still shut town. when do they open? reporter: everything is closed down right now, shep. the word we're getting -- we had this confirmed -- many banks will open tomorrow. but there will be restrictions put in place. there is real fear of a run on those banks. and in fact they're already limits on atms if they have any cash, they can only come up with
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about $130 equivalent. the two biggest most troubled banks, we're now told, won't be opening until thursday. we'll see if they do open until thursday. one more word from the president of cyprus, who was on tv tonight. his words were, there will be difficult decisions ahead. they will start tomorrow. could be a wild week here. back to you. >> shepard: thanks. a new round of courtroom fireworks in the unending trial of jodi arias. today the psychologist admitted he ultimately changed the final score on his ptsd test not once but twice, after he took another look at his findings. changed the score. despite how jodi arias lied during his test, he said his diagnosis was still accurate. >> in those 35 years of
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experiences, this what we get from you. we got on one score, 15. on another, you get 17. and then you come here today and finally say it's 16. that what we get. >> right. but said those numbers were not relevant to my analysis. >> did i ask you i if they were relevant? >> you did not. >> the psychologist said jodi arias has a form of dementia which may be why she says she can't remember part office if the murdering of her ex-boyfriend. accused of stabbing him 27 times. she doesn't remember that. shooting him. she does remember that. and slitting his throat. doesn't remember that. but she can remember the shooting part and claims it's self-defense. another tough day of questioning for the psychologist. >> the said he re-evaluated the numbers, and that drew a lot of
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criticism from the prosecutor. he had to face more than 100 questions from the jurors. then the prosecutor had a chance to cross-examine after the answers from the jury. that is still happening. they're on a lurch break but today it got combative. listen. >> she did testify that she read the book from front to cover and knew all about it. >> that's wonderful. but nonetheless, she reported to me that she was having difficulty in her general reading. that's one example. there were other examples as well. i would have to rev to my notes in order to find specific one. but based upon my clinical judgment and my expertise and experience, she met that criteria. >> you can bang on it all you want, and it's still your judgment. >> of course it's my judgment. >> he gave a book to jodi arias she read from consecutive to cover, and then his analysis came from he said she was having
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trouble reading. >> shepard: arthur is with us, "studio b" contributor and watcher of trials. look, o.j. lasted a while. this is crazy. they think this thing is going into at least the middle of next month. >> you went right where i wanted to go. o.j. lasted a while. but there were relearns of fact in o.j. it was a who done it. here it's no who done it. everyone knows who done it. and it's not even on what happens. everybody knows what health it's, was there self-defense? she has to take the stand and admit -- let me back up. this isn't a set of facts where somebody came in with a gun and she is facing a gun to a gun, knife to a knife. he is in the shower, so she fails. she says she fears for him because of past experiences. that's went you need a doctor to say she looked at travis the way
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she does because of her experiences, and now you have the doctor saying yes, that's true. she didn't do a good job explaining the experiences that gave her this irrational -- she sees him differently. 100 questions. he has been on the stand for over a week. this is unheard of. i do not subscribe to the prosecutor's screaming and yelling and banging. i don't think when you question a fellow professional, that is an appropriate way to ask. i think a lot of times that turns the jurors off. may keep the jurors awake because you're screaming and yelling and banging on eight days or testimony so you want to keep them awake. but enough already. enough. we have to know when could cut it off. >> shepard: when we were able to get separation from the o.j., the first trial -- i covered that from beginning to en. when we were able to get
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operation from it became clear this was no problem. that's what it is. there is a similar thing going on there now? the judge -- >> you know judges. there are many judges i appear before, they would never let this go on. okay, counsel, we covered this, okay, counsel, move on. two more questions. counsel, we already covered that. after nine days it's repeat, and those jurors' eyes must be glazing over, and he is not even making a strong point, and his -- he messed up a couple of times. it isn't his judgment, but when you find out she had been lying and lying and lying and then you get the truth and you decide not to retest her and rescore the document, based on the truth, it's a problem. and the jurors' questions showed that the was a problem. >> shepard: they still can't get past there was screaming, neighbors heard screaming before the shots. but she says that -- he was in
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the shower. >> a lot of it doesn't make sense. death penalty. that's the bottom line. death penalty or not death penalty. i've been wrong before. i could be wrong again. >> shepard: jurors sometimes surprise you. i hear this one. from everything we're getting, these jurors are on point. i don't know how they're not just glazing over. >> well, their questions to her and him have definitely been on point. >> shepard: i bet they didn't expect to be in there three years. >> none of us did. >> shepard: skydiving is dangerous. people always say, go sky -- no, i don't have to go skydiver. i like it here on the earth. two skydivers plumb plummeted and died. they never opened they're parachutes. this happened saturday at skydive city -- yes, skydive city, a facility 30 miles north
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and east of tampa, florida. the two victims, one instructor and one student, part of a skydiving group on vacation from ice lean. the co-owner of the facility say the divers may have lost track of their altitude and never deployed their main parachutes but says that does not happen often and the official said the men had backup chutes but they did not fully inflate. we're seeing more signs that syria's civil war is spilling over the borders. strikes from israel. armed shims. the situation getting more dangerous. it's beginning to become the soup, you roll your eyes over. i'm reading, all of this is coming together at the same time in the middle east. egypt, the iran stuff, this syria stuff. this thing -- one day we're going to wake up and the newspaper headlines will be very
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bad unless something changes very quickly.
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>> shepard: 18 minutes before the hour. united nations removing some of its staff in syria after a mortar attack damaged a hotel and a u.n. truck. the temporarily mod some damascus based staff to beirut and cairo and has asked all other u.n. personnel in the country to work from home until further note. the fighting in syria, damascus, has escalated in recent months. meanwhile, a bomb attack reportedly injured a rebel leader who was one of the federal to call for the syrian people to rise up against the syrian president. activists say somebody put a bomb in his car, and whoever that somebody is it on the loose and they had to amputate the
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guy's right leg. in another blow to the rebels, the president of the council has quit. jonathan hunt is with us. the opposition seems to be in chaos in terms of civilian leadership. >> civilian and military. the founder of the free syrian army is the guy who has apparently suffered serious injuries, perhaps even losing a leg, in this car bomb attack. that is a major blow to the unity of the army itself. he has been seen generally as a very effective general. his effectiveness now is obviously going to be in question. on top of that, you have the resignation of the head of the syrian national council. all of this shows just how difficult it is to keep this opposition united. at the white house admitted today. listen. >> certainly, we're sorry to see the news of the resignation. he is a courageous and pragmatic
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leader with a strong sense of syrian's hopes and fears. the syrian people will continue to benefit from his service. but it's orbit to undercore that leadership transitions are inevitable in any democratic process. reporter: but it is also on the other hand to underscore the opposition is terribly fractured. there irdifferent groups and precious little unity. >> shepard: yet they still seem to be taking the fight into the capitol of damascus. >> they are. there's been intense shelling, and one journalist in damascus reported counting more than 200 separate explosions today. some of those are shells we hear being fired by the rebels towards the presidential palace in damascus, but the vast majority of the barrage of motor shell fired back by government
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forces. it's bad enough the u.n. is pulling out many of its personnel from damascus. also worth noting we have not seep assad, the president, for quite a queue days. there -- a few days there was a video allegedly showing him meeting some of the syrian people. we can't confirm when that video was shot but its worth noting, he, too, appears to be laying low for whatever reason right now. >> shepard: let's bring in michael ohandlan. specialeess in defense and foreign policy. >> hi. >> shepard: where are we now in this conflict? >> i think you and jonathan have been summarizing it well. you can say the insurgents have some momentum but everytime you feel like you make that case they suffer a setback or we're remind of their fractious nature, and the regime is still get can weapons from iran and i'm not seeing we're seeing a
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shift in. i it's a stalemate with successes on either side. the insurgents are doing a little better but not persuasive they'll take the country or drive assad from power. i hope sew but have not seen enough evidence. this could be a settling into a long situation in which the government holds some neighborhoods, the insurgents hold others and it keeps going for a very long time. >> with the president's trip to israel, the jordan, toothier talking to turkey, and then secretary kerry's trip to iraq, get the idea there's some consensus about what to do next. >> that's a fair point. i think you have been tracking this very well, and you also are aware of the growing reports of the arms shipments involving countries like qatar, jordan, jordan, and others.
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50 or 60 plain loads of equipment gotton to the insurgents and perhaps secretary kerry is thinking of ways to ramp that up further. on the other hand, every one of the countries you have indicated also has had ropes to -- recents to want to hold pack and they're reasons that are serious, iraq may me hoping assad holds on to power. turkey may be hoping to limit its involvement because of the possibility of spillover. jordan has a terrible refugee problem from syrians coming over the border, and it's more concerned about that, not so much whether it wants to help with one side winning. so i'm not sure i'm seeing a coalescing of a fundmental strategy. i hope more armed shipments can make enough of a difference but we could see months of stalemated fighting if we don't have some kind of key shift. >> what is the pressure on president assad himself? is he becoming only the
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president of a couple of square miles in damascus? >> yes. and i think that's true, although actually he holds or his people hold certain other parts or certain other cities, as you're well aware. assad probably has believed through the war he could either win outright or at least hold on to enough of the country it would be better than defeet. remember, of course, for him and his cronies, defeat may mean their minority is persecuted in a future syria and they will be hunted don't suddenly. so compared to that kind of fate, survival instincts alone would keep you hiding. we road like to see assad go into the exile, but he will have no influence and the sense he has deserted his own people and his own cronies who are getting hundreded down by a sunni majority future government.
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